Heat.gov to be Showcased as a Side Event at COP27 3 November 2022

Heat.gov to be Showcased as a Side Event at COP27

Showcasing the Heat.gov portal, housed under NOAA's CPO, provides a one-stop hub on heat and health for the U.S. and is a priority of President Biden’s National Climate Task Force and its Interagency Working Group on Extreme Heat. 

IRAP-funded study focuses on hurricanes and anomalous heat in the Caribbean 3 November 2022

IRAP-funded study focuses on hurricanes and anomalous heat in the Caribbean

A new article, published by an interdisciplinary and international team of researchers supported by CPO’s International Research and Applications Project (IRAP), focuses on heat in the aftermath of tropical cyclones in the Caribbean.

NIHHIS to Host Webinar on the 2022 Urban Heat Island Campaign Mapping Results 3 November 2022

NIHHIS to Host Webinar on the 2022 Urban Heat Island Campaign Mapping Results

The Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign program is a signature program of NIHHIS, and the results from the mapping campaigns can be used to inform decision makers and implement cooling solutions across the US.

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition 3 November 2022

Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard for Heat Released as Outcome of Heat Risk Team FY21 Competition

This methodology, extended from the original Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard (PIRS) approach, enables communities to understand their net impact on heat resilience planning and policies to see where they are reducing heat and also where they may be adding to the problem.

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri 16 September 2022

Modeling Study Successfully Simulates Extreme Heat in Missouri

 

A new CVP-funded study produces an accurate model representation of extreme heat in Missouri during July 2012, one of the hottest summers in United States history.

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